In Episode 18, Nick J. Faleris and Burke Granger break down Day One of the 2017 MLB Draft, including thoughts on the clubs they thought did well with their first few picks, overall draft strategy, and notable names to watch for on Day Two.
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00:00:00 – Introduction; breaking down Day One for the Twins; Royce Lewis, Brent Rooker, and Landon Leach.
00:07:30 – Astros discussion; breaking down J.B. Bukauskas, Joe Perez, Corbin Martin, and J.J. Matijevic.
00:13:00 – Pirates discussion; Shane Baz, Steven Jennings, Conner Uselton, and Calvin Mitchell.
00:16:00 – Kyle Wright discussion.
00:20:30 – Brendan McKay discussion; developing a two-way talent.
00:25:00 – Cubs discussion; breaking down Brendon Little and Alex Lange; setting-up for an overslot run early on Day Two.
00:31:00 – Social media plugs.
00:31:30 – Red Sox discussion; projecting Tanner Houck.
00:35:30 – Who will be quickest to the big leagues? Kyle Wright, Brendon Little and Seth Romero.
00:39:00 – Brewers discussion; breaking down Keston Hirua, Tristen Lutz, and Caden Lemons.
0042:00 – Best available for Day Two: Burke breaks down Riley Adams and Tristan Beck.
0045:00 – Best available for Day Two: Nick breaks down Blayne Enlow, Garret Mitchell, K.J. Harrison, and Evan Skoug.